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April 15, 2017 - 6:16 pm
WICHITA, Kan. - Police are looking for two suspects who robbed a west Wichita convenience store. Just after 10:30 Friday night, officers responded to an armed robbery call at the Circle K gas station in the 44-hundred block of West Maple. Wichita Police Officer Paul Cruz says that when officers...
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April 15, 2017 - 3:34 am
WICHITA, Kan. (KNSS) – More bicyclists may soon be popping up around the City of Wichita. City Council members on Tuesday spoke in favor a bike share program. Bike ICT is a bike share program that would allow people to check out a bicycle at a local station, ride it, and then return it to the same...
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April 15, 2017 - 3:16 am
MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Kansas State has hired Iowa deputy athletic director Gene Taylor as its new athletic director, filling an opening left after John Currie left for Tennessee in February. Taylor was hired at Iowa in 2014 following a 13-year stint as the athletic director at North Dakota State,...
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April 15, 2017 - 1:49 am
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas officials are moving to see that assets of a financially troubled nonprofit Catholic hospital in Topeka remain in the state if its out-of-state owner sells it. Attorney General Derek Schmidt announced late Friday that he would examine the financial structure of St...
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April 15, 2017 - 12:54 am
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Prosecutors say a man convicted of causing a traffic death will be going to prison for more than 13 years. District Attorney Marc Bennett says in a news release that 53-year-old Richard L. Johnson of Wichita was sentenced Friday to 162 months. Johnson pleaded guilty to...
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April 15, 2017 - 12:07 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Danny Duffy allowed three hits over seven innings and Mike Moustakas hit a two-run homer as the Kansas City Royals beat the Los Angeles Angels 7-1 Friday night. Duffy (2-0) gave up a run on a Mike Trout first inning single, but retired 15 of the last 16 batters he faced. He...
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K N S S News
April 14, 2017 - 10:07 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (KNSS) – A woman is dead following a single vehicle accident in east Wichita. A driver, identified as a woman, 82, apparently suffered a medical condition that caused her to crash her vehicle. It happened around 6:20 p.m. Friday afternoon near 13th and Rock Road. The woman's name has...
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Dreamstime
April 14, 2017 - 9:32 pm
MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Riley County police say a Manhattan woman is in critical condition after a hit-and-run. Police say Amber Wilhelm, 21, was walking on a Manhattan street early Monday when a pickup truck hit her and drove away. The truck was described as a light color 2011 to 2016 Chevrolet or...
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April 14, 2017 - 9:26 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Washburn University's board of regents has approved a campus concealed-carry policy. The Topeka Capital-Journal reports the board unanimously approved the gun policy without discussion Thursday. The policy requires campus housing residents to safely secure and conceal handguns...
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Dreamstime
April 14, 2017 - 9:21 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Prosecutors say a man convicted of causing a traffic death will be going to prison for more than 13 years. District Attorney Marc Bennett says in a news release that Richard L. Johnson, 53, of Wichita was sentenced Friday to 162 months. Johnson pled guilty to involuntary...
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